DeSoto automobiles on assembly line, DeSoto factory
View of DeSoto automobiles on assembly line of the DeSoto Warren Avenue plant. Label on back: "DeSoto's new body plant. Newly welded bodies in the new body-building operation installed in DeSoto's huge Warren Avenue plant. Here the bodies move automatically on overhead conveyors toward the entrance to the paint department. The DeSoto-designed conveyor attachment permits the bodies to rotate in a circle for ease in painting. WS5418." Handwritten on back: "Warren Avenue plant, Detroit, Michigan. Factories--DeSoto, 1950."
- Resource ID:
- DeSoto automobile
- Assembly-line methods
- Automobile factories--Michigan--Detroit
- Chrysler Corporation. DeSoto Division
- Photographic prints
- 1 photographic print ; 8 x 10 in.
- National Automotive History Collection
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